{FD} Militias in Syria could next attack Israel and launch a new war

The Iranian drone launched from Syria that violated Israeli air space this past weekend sent an unmistakable message to the Jewish state: Iran has opened a new front on Israel’s northern border that could eventually erupt into war.

{FD} Peace between Israel and Palestinians ‘more possible’ after Jerusalem move, Pence says

Vice President Mike Pence said Monday the peace between Israel and the Palestinians is more likely following the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State.

{FD} Joel C. Rosenberg: What Pence needs to do in Jordan

Something significant happened since Vice President Mike Pence rescheduled his trip to the Middle East from December to the end of this week. No longer is he visiting only Israel and Egypt. He is going to Jordan as well.

{FD} Syrian opposition leaders, in Washington for talks, deliver message to Trump administration, Congress

Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) left Washington with a message for President Trump: Stop Iran and Al Qaeda in Syria, and they will work with his administration to bring peace to the war-torn nation.

{FD} Syrian opposition leaders meet White House official, lawmakers, deliver message to Trump

Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) left Washington with a message for President Trump: Stop Iran and Al Qaeda in Syria, and they will work with his administration to bring peace to the war-torn nation.

{FD} Pence vows ‘maximum’ pressure on North Korea ahead of Olympics trip

Vice President Mike Pence promised in an interview with Fox News Wednesday night that the Trump administration would "continue to bring maximum economic and diplomatic pressure" on North Korea in response to the totalitarian nation’s ballistic and nuclear missile programs as he prepares to lead the U.S. delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea.

{FD} UNICEF using biased information to blacklist Israel military, critics say

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is being accused of allowing biased information, supplied by radical anti-Israeli groups, to include Israel’s military in a report by the UN secretary-general on children and armed conflict.

{FD} Iran protests: Here is what the US should do now

Anti-government demonstrations that erupted Thursday and have since spread across Iran represent the most serious challenge to the theocracy that has ruled the nation since seizing power in the 1979 revolution.

{FD} Palestinians must accept the reality of Israel as a Jewish state to achieve peace

Nations around the world have condemned the U.S. for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but the real obstacle to peace is the stubborn refusal by Palestinian leaders to accept the reality of Israel as a permanent Jewish state in the historic homeland of the Jewish people.

{FD} Media goes crazy over Trump announcement on Jerusalem, CNN’s sloppy mistake, and other journalism disasters

The media went nuts when President Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and will begin the process of relocating the American embassy there.

{FD} After Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, evangelicals work for peace between Jews and Arabs

Many evangelical Christians are rejoicing over President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to begin planning to move the U.S. Embassy there from Tel Aviv.

{FD} Pope Francis: Keep ‘status quo’ in Jerusalem to avoid conflict

Pope Francis spoke in support of the “status quo” in Jerusalem on Wednesday, calling for “wisdom and prudence” in order to avoid conflict.

{FD} Hamas plans ‘day of rage’ in response to Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Palestinian terror group Hamas declared the upcoming Friday a “day of rage” and urged Palestinians to protest President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and transfer U.S. embassy to the city.

{FD} Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, forge ahead with moving US Embassy

President Trump on Wednesday will order the State Department to begin moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, senior administration officials said, a move that fulfills a campaign promise made to religious conservatives but one that could inflame tensions across the Middle East.

{FD} UAE, Saudis form new group, separate from GCC

KUWAIT CITY – The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday announced it has formed a new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia, separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council -- a move that could undermine the council amid a diplomatic crisis with member state Qatar.

{FD} US doesn’t need Qatar air base if Qatar won’t support our fight against terrorism

It’s time to end the Washington myth that the United States must tread carefully in confronting Qatar over its support for Iran, Hamas and radical Islamic groups in order to avoid losing access to a strategic U.S. air base.

{FD} ‘America will always stand with Israel,’ says Pence commemorating UN vote 70 years later

They sat in the same seats, in the same room, and heard the words praising Israel from the same podium from which the nation would be established 70 years ago.